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Women, literacy, and education reform in the Arab world are beautifully celebrated in photographer Laura Boushnak's images.

http://www.lauraboushnak.com/

Photo from Laura Boushnak's I Read I Write: Egypt—Illiteracy Classes
Source: http://www.lauraboushnak.com/#a=0&at=0&mi=2&pt=1&pi=10000&s=8&p=2
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Residents of a Dutch town terrorized by nighttime rogue owl attacks, take shelter under umbrellas.
Residents of a northern Dutch town have been forced to carrying umbrellas at night for protection after a spate of vicious attacks by a rogue owl.
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No serious injuries. Good to know ;) lol
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The U.S.S. Enterprise's Science Officer investigates a cluster of musical alien flora, in a still from the original pilot episode of Star Trek, "The Cage" (later re-edited and broadcast as "The Menagerie." )

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Graphical guide to Dawn and New Horizons, the NASA missions that will provide the first close looks at Ceres and Pluto.

http://www.nature.com/news/a-tale-of-two-dwarf-planets-1.16981?WT.mc_id=TWT_NatureNews
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Time is running out for residents of Kivalina, Alaska, measured in the disappearing sea ice that once sustained them. 
 
I went a little quiet last week. That's because I was flying to the Alaskan Arctic to write this story, just published 
Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell wants to help tiny Kivalina, Alaska, which is on the front lines of climate change.
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Sad people who are more in tune with the Earth have been forced to move, because of the masses.
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How to ensure the safety of South Pole explorers in 1913? With GIANT MECHANICAL MOSQUITOS. 
The Giant Mechanical Mosquitoes Of Dr. Gustav Luchy. Lyle Zapato | 2012-02-26.9850 LMT | Retro | Technology | Nature. In 1912, Royal Navy Captain Robert Falcon Scott led the Terra Nova Expedition in an ill-fated attempt to be the first to reach the South Pole. After reaching the Pole and ...
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Wonderful #LeonardNimoy tribute by Charlie Jane Anders on the genius of the actor who made us love an 'emotionless' alien.
Leonard Nimoy didn't just have a massive impact on science fiction, he also transformed pop culture. Nimoy, who died today, took the thankless supporting role of an emotionless alien science whiz, and turned Spock on Star Trek into an icon.
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Brief Outburst

The Sun blew out a coronal mass ejection along with part of a solar filament over a three-hour period (Feb. 24, 2015).

While some of the strands fell back into the Sun, a substantial part raced into space in a bright cloud of particles (as observed by the SOHO spacecraft). The activity was captured in a wavelength of extreme ultraviolet light. Because this occurred way over near the edge of the Sun, it was unlikely to have any effect on Earth.  

Credit: Solar Dynamics Observatory/NASA 

More from the Solar Dynamics Observatory at sdo.gsfc.nasa.gov/
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Octopus males! Survive your next mating encounter by simply trying this one weird trick. 
Octopuses are thoroughly antisocial. Yet for some reason they have evolved to mate in the most intimate way possible
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Only in New Jersey—a Cretaceous croc that once inhabited an inland waterway is named for the nearest Turnpike exit. 
Two years ago, when I was still stuck in the middle of the garden state, New Jersey State Museum assistant curator of natural history Jason Schein took me on a brief tour of his institution’s collections. There were crocodyliforms everywhere. Shelf after shelf contained the teeth, armor, and bones of a variety of prehistoric crocs…
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Gorgeous photos in this 2010 story about the Kootenai Tribe of Idaho's efforts to conserve & protect white sturgeon.
The prehistoric-looking white sturgeon that live in the Kootenai River survived a mass extinction 60 million years ago that killed the dinosaurs. But they weren't a match for Libby Dam, which altered the flows of river. Fewer than 500 survive, according to experts. To increase the fish's chances of survival, the Kootenai Tribe of Idaho captures wild sturgeon and spawns them each spring at its hatchery in Bonners Ferry.
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Got science videos? +American Museum of Natural History's Youtube channel has plenty. Their new trailer highlights episodes featuring expeditions, collections, research, and exhibits.
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    Science Bulletins, Writer/Producer, 2011 - present
    Write and produce the News videos, monthly updates covering the latest research in biodiversity, astrophysics, earth and climate events, and human health and evolution.
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